On the Inside

March 2007, Volume 17 No. 3

Art Menchego is a member of the Santa Ana Pueblo Tribe and is recognized as one of New Mexico's leading Native American artists. His work includes oil paintings on linen, transparent watercolors and pencil drawings. Art can be reached by calling (505) 867-4485 or email lmenchego@aol.com. To view more of his work, visit www.menchego.nativeart.net

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Inside This Issue

Key Bank

Bally Technologies (back cover)

Aruze Gaming America (center spread)

Konami Gaming

Bennett Brothers



Las Vegas Gaming, Inc.

Table of Contents

Gaming Laboratories International


AC Coin & Slot

Nova Gaming

Cadillac Jack

Atronic Americas

Speak Out: The Next Wave - Tribal Economic Diversification - by Ernest Stevens, Jr.

Rocket Gaming Systems

Wells Fargo Bank

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Indian Gaming Gives Back - With Tribal Leaders: W. Ron Allen, Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum, Joseph Michael Chavarria, Victoria Doud, Henry Duro, Ray Halbritter, Rebecca Miles, Delores Pigsley, Shawn Yanity

Certegy Check Services


Hnedak Bobo Group


Durkan Hospitality


Sara Lee Food Service

Automated Currency Instruments

ATI Consortium

Economic Development: Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians - The Journey to Self-Reliance and Diversification - by Bobby Barrettt

Video Gaming Technologies

Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

Politics: Federal Indian Policy and Self-Determination - by Steve Cadue

JCM American

Class II Rules Promulgation: A Peek at the Process - by Knute Knudson

Doug Hyde Studios

Indian Gaming '07: NIGA Convention and Tradeshow Offers Exciting Opportunities for Indian Country - by Megan Taylor

Union Organizing in Indian Country: The Rules Change - San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino v. National Labor Relations Board - by Scott A. Wilson

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Culinary Review: Paragon Casino Resort's Legends Steakhouse - by AJ Naff

Case Study: Black Oak Casino Goes High Tech - by Mitch Goldstein

Bridge Loans in Indian Country - by Valerie Red-Horse

Indian Casino Hotel Update - 2007 - by Matthew S. Robinson

Gambling with Your Identity: Managing Access in Today's Evolving IT - by Kim Essendrup

F&B: Breaking the Spreadsheet Habit - by Bill Schwartz

Changing Industry Trends Impact Tribal Risk - by Steve Stallings

Is Your Live Entertainment Programming All It Can Be?

How to Protect Your Most Important Assets! - by Bernadette Scharpen

Learning Styles and Tribal Casinos - by Bruce Baird

Swinomish Tribal Community

Tips for Proactive Surveillance Operations - by Randy Boynton

Initial Impressions

Casino Management: The Confusing World of Policies and Procedures - by Barry Cooney

Exit Interviews: A Major Influence on Retention, Morale and Productivity - by Tom Kelley

Morning Star Tribal Services

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

National Indian Gaming Association

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)


Monthly Features & Columns

"New and Better" Works - by Andrew Klebanow

Openings & Expansions: San Diego's New La Posta Casino Opens Its Doors to the Public; Mohegan Sun Expands Casino Offerings in Anticipation of Project Horizon

Who's Who: Billy Luther - Debut Documentary Opens Doors for Native FIlmmaker



Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight



In the News

Community Outreach

Publisher's Page

Ad Index